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Includes third part of New Zealand Literature : Historian and Novelists. The first part is in Volume 1 Number 8.
MacFarlane reviews at length, amongst other shorter reviews, Wodehouse' Summer Lightning, and Windfall's Eve by E.V. Lucas.
New column titled 'Children's Books' reviews A.J. Talbot's The Pond Mermaid and Other Verse for Children and Harold Dearden's sex education book A Wonderful Adventure.
'Views, News and Reviews' also has a review of Lorna Rea's Six Mrs. Greenes, including a photograph of the author and her children and correspondence as well as reprinted book selections and reports from English papers.
'Best-seller' lists from England, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand are included under the title 'What England and America are Reading'.
Includes extensive reviews of Great Modern British Plays, 'Are We in the Second Great Period of British Drama?' and Eden Phillpotts' Tryphena.
Includes reports of the meetings of other Literary Societies inside both front and back covers.
* Contents derived from the 1929 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Byrne, Simpson, and Williams discuss performances of one act plays The Copper Fire, Absalom, Charlotte and Settling the Sectarian Question in the context of a debate sparked by St. John Ervine's attack on Australian theatre in the London Observer, 21 July, 1921 and the resulting correspondence from Mary Fullerton and other Australians. Quill reports.